ropeway


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

ropeway

(ˈrəʊpˌweɪ)
n
a type of aerial lift

tram•way

(ˈtræmˌweɪ)

n.
1. a crude railroad of wooden rails or of wooden rails capped with metal treads.
2. Also called tramline . Brit. a streetcar route, track, or system.
3. Also called ropeway. a system for carrying passengers and freight in vehicles operating along overhead cables; a telpherage.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ropeway - a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towersropeway - a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
transport, conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Cleaning and repairing of drain at ropeway,coalboard and jawahar nagar officers colony under kusunda area
For more hardcore snow adventures, a three-hour drive from Nagoya is the Shinhotaka Ropeway in Takayama, a short but steep cable car ride to the top of the Hotake Mountain Range, also called Japan's northern alps.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 13, 2017-Cedarlake Capital Closes Acquisition of Swiss Ropeway Manufacturer BMF Group
The Darjeeling Ropeway was started in 1968 by the forest department.
Authorities have launched a rescue operation for at least 100 people stranded in cable cars on the ropeway, Hussain said.
He said that a foreign ropeway manufacturing company also shown interest to work on this project in collaboration with Punjab government.
As an example, a contingent from Cebu City visited Qatar in January this year for talks of a ropeway/cable car project," said Loayon, referring to the trade mission led by Cebu City vice mayor Edgardo Labella, who presented the Aerial Ropeway Transport project to potential Qatari investors.
The ` 4,000- crore public transport project will enable travelling in driverless pods suspended on a ropeway in the NCR.
A company based in the city is set to introduce the world's first non-linear aerial ropeway, for second tier urban commutation in two sectors in Kolkata.
Following the upgrade, local authorities issued an evacuation order for a 300-meter radius around Owakudani volcanic vent, and closed the road accessing to the area and ropeway operations.
The only good thing to come out of the reports was two goods carrying ropeways the Bhattedanda-Barpak ropeway and the Mankamana passenger ropeway.
SeeNews) - Aug 27, 2013 - South Tyrolean Leitner Ropeways will build an urban ropeway in Ankara, Turkey for EUR 25 million (USD 33.